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cables

Electromobility: effects on the machine tool industry

Lukas Czaja | 17. April 2020

The automotive industry is the largest customer for machine tools. Due to the change from the combustion engine to the electric motor, the automotive sector is facing serious changes that are causing noticeable uncertainty among suppliers. The fear of losing jobs also plays a major role in this. What effects does electric mobility have on […]

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Shielded cables in moving applications

Jan Arnoldy | 9. April 2020

In some articles we have already mentioned how important the appropriate shielding is for the cable. Today we would like to take a closer look at this component of the cable, especially shielded cables in moving applications. In the process we would also like to answer the following questions: Why does a cable need a […]

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Radioaktivität

How long can plastic withstand radioactive radiation?

Kathrin Kretz | 6. April 2020

When I attended my first trial day at igus years ago, a colleague told me, “It is never boring here. We get fascinating queries every day. Right now I’ve been tasked to find out whether energy chains can withstand radioactive radiation.”

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The difference between a servo cable and a motor cable

Nils Jäger | 25. March 2020

Electrical engineering is often concerned with motor cables as well as servo cables. But what is exactly the difference between a servo cable and a motor cable? And can I use a servo cable to connect a normal three-phase motor? What exactly are the differences? The fact is that both cables are designed to supply […]

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Medikamenten-Handling in der Apotheke

What requirements do energy chains encounter in automatic medication handling applications?

Beke Nieszytka | 25. March 2020

Harnessed energy chains in automatic medication picking systems face special requirements.

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